Pteropus tonganus

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Theria
Infraclassis: Eutheria
Ordo: Chiroptera
Subordo: Megachiroptera
Familia: Pteropodidae
Subfamilia: Pteropodinae
Tribus: Pteropodini
Subtribus: Pteropodina
Genus: Pteropus
Species: Pteropus tonganus
Subspecies: P. t. basiliscus - P. t. geddiei - P. t. tonganus

Name

Pteropus tonganus Quoy & Gaimard, 1830

Type locality: Tonga Islands, Tongatapu Island.
References

* Quoy & Gaimard. 1830. In d'Urville, Voy...de Astrolabe, Zool., 1(L'Homme, Mamm., Oiseaux): 74.
* Conservation status: IUCN Red List

Distribution

* Karkar Island (off North-East New Guinea)
* Rennell Island (Solomon Islands)
* South to New Caledonia, east to Cook Islands

Vernacular names
English: Pacific Flying Fox.
Nederlands: Tongavleerhond

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